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  • n. a railing placed alongside a stairway or road for safety

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Examples

  • Seconds later, before the Engineering doors could close, the Cardassian vole gripped the edge of a second-level safety rail with its claws, then vaulted to engineering’s upper deck and slipped through the narrow gap between two heavily shielded quantum-wave decouplers, both aglow with flickering status lights.

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